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16/ 04/ 16

Cavetown - 16/ 04/ 16
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Based on 95 ratings
2016 Ratings: #627
Liked by 8 people
August 15, 2016 / Release Date
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(Analbumaday Day 106)

Robbie can definitely create some great music, he has a perfect voice for the indie genre and has a clear understanding of what his fans want. That’s admirable, but much of this album just doesn’t really interest me as much as his other music, it really does feel quite soulless at times, with not much keeping me attentive to what’s happening. The lyrics are pretty solid, I like his exploration of death and mental health, the instrumentals can be decent, ... read more


For me Cavetown has always had songs that I love but whenever I've sat down to listen to an album by him it has never really held up to my expectations. 16/ 04/ 16 was a pleasant surprise.

The production on this album is brilliant and even for my least favourites on the album that remained a highlight. Robin shows a wide array of song writing ability across the record from some of the most emotional and well written in his discography to some songs which seem to just be thrown together for the ... read more


(analbumaday day 106) I've always wanted to get into Cavetown, but every time I try I'm not very impressed. Robbie is not a horrible musician and he's obviously doing something right as he is a staple of the indie rock music scene, but his work and this album as a result fail to impress me. It's not a horrible album just an album that doesn't have much going for it. The lyrics are good and explore death and mental health in a way that, whilst not ground-breaking, is very good. I think the ... read more

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Track List

  1. Night Knuckles
  2. Bg Noise
  3. Psychometry
  4. So Much
  5. Calpol
  6. Snake & the Prairie Dogs
  7. 16/04/16 (Jack's Song)
  8. Irrational
  9. Nostalgia
  10. Lavaicerink
  11. Trenchh
  12. Sliipping Lately
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